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Monetizing mobile channels for our clients since 2012

We are experienced and enthusiastic people dedicated to help destinations and cities deliver fast and frictionless mobile and web experiences. All of our solutions are white label, 100% customizable, and mobile-first. They are easy to use and help customers get things done in the moment, which leads to amazing increases in online revenue.

SPOTLIO’s team operates out of Barcelona and St. Moritz, each a thriving hub for mobile technology, tourism and leisure.
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Albert Ferrando

FOUNDER - TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION

Albert Ferrando is responsible for driving the technical vision behind SPOTLIO. A graduate in software engineering at EPFL in Lausanne, he is passionate about all things mobile, and about leveraging mobile technology to help businesses achieve their goals. Before founding SPOTLIO, Albert held a variety of technical and product management positions within the technology sector working in Switzerland, Austria and Spain, where he focused on building sales platforms and SaaS initiatives.

When Albert is not enjoying his favorite social media apps, he likes to cycle, run and eat a healthy Mediterranean diet.
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Urs Grimm

FOUNDER - MARKETING & FINANCE

Urs Grimm leads SPOTLIO’s overall strategic vision, business development and partnership efforts. He has extensive experience in tourism, retail and technology, in addition to an MBA. Urs has held executive and board-level positions with several leading international technology and leisure operation companies, including Apple where he worked for 10 years.

When Urs is not busy talking about marketing and digital strategies you can find him skiing in the Swiss mountains or sailing the Mediterranean’s most enchanting destination spots.
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Joan Poch

HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT

Joan helps bring our products together by managing our team of Developers and Product Managers, translating the latest technological innovation into digital solutions that make online sales grow. Being a self-taught coder, although also having studied computer administration and multi-platform application development, he considers his job an extension of his hobby, which is digital technology.

Joan is a strong believer, as well as a good example of the phrase “Do what you love and you’ll never work another day in your life”.
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Noemi Sanna

HEAD OF SALES & MARKETING

Noemi is passionate about continuous learning, always pushing the limits of her comfort zone. That’s why she enjoys the challenge of coordinating teams in the sales and marketing departments. She also heads our Customer Success team where her attention to detail and customer knowledge are key to driving positive change. With her business savvy and deep knowledge of SPOTLIO, she can understand the customers’ needs and how to apply our solutions to achieve optimum results. A Graduate in translation, specialized in cultural tourism and tourism marketing management, Noemi’s professional journey has taken her from her home country of Italy to France and now to Spain; a journey that has enabled her to become fluent in 5 languages. But, her passion for travel has taken her to many more places besides.

A strong believer of actions speaking louder than words, her favourite quote is “You should only talk if what you have to say is worth more than silence”.
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Blanca Robles

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Blanca knows SPOTLIO and its customer and applies this knowledge to ensure our customers and users always enjoy the best possible experience. She manages our delivery and system engineering teams as well as customer support and Q&A. Blanca studied in both Barcelona and Vilanova i la Geltrú, the current location of the SPOTLIO main office. She loves learning languages as well as watching Z movies, which makes the nearby Sitges film festival her perfect venue.

Blanca’s favorite movie quote sums up her work ethic with SPOTLIO. It comes from the great Master Yoda "Do or do not, there is no try".
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Patricia Mestres

HEAD OF ACCOUNTING, HR & HAPPINESS MANAGER

With a Degree in tourism from ESADE and extensive work experience, which includes setting up and running her own urban clothing brand SPERMATO, Patricia brings expertise and drive to her role as Accounting / HR Manager. Her passion and positivity is also evident in everything she does, especially in her role as Happiness Manager where she helps shape the SPOTLIO working culture.

When she is not at work she enjoys her other passion where, as her alter ego The Storyteller, she volunteers in schools and book clubs bringing stories to life for children of all ages with her fun and creative persona. She truly lives up to her favorite saying “You can make this world a better place.
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Xavier Socías

CUSTOMER SUCCESS SPECIALIST

Xavier completed a Degree in Tourism & Hospitality at CETT and a Masters Degree in Gamification and Transmedia. He has dedicated his career to helping improve the customer experience in a variety of sectors. As Head of Customer Services at Best Western Subur Marítim hotel in Sitges and as Chief Officer of the Hospitality Guild in the Pyrenees. He was also the CEO in Cheap Films, a successful team building business. He brings passion to his work and loves discovering what motivates people and then trying to offer them the best possible experience. His career has given him the opportunity to work in London and also Victoria, Australia but he has now found his home in Barcelona, Spain.

On a personal level, he loves all sorts of games whether board games, videogames or role playing. He also enjoys the great outdoors and is regularly found hiking in the nearby mountains. His favorite quote is from the great Albert Einstein "Creativity is intelligence having fun".
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Ram Mikulas

CUSTOMER SUCCESS MANAGER - NORTH AMERICA & PACIFIC

Ram has the great outdoors running through his blood and is an authentic ski enthusiast. He studied Recreation Business Management in Colorado, USA and has been working in the ski industry for the last 15 years. He is President of the US Ski Mountaineering Association and has also built an outdoor apparel label called SkyGoat. Having worked in technology and marketing for a prominent US ski resort for many years, Ram has in-depth knowledge of customer and resort needs. As a Customer Success Manager at SPOTLIO, he is focused on supporting and enabling our customers to provide the best possible customer experience and service

As a believer in living life to its fullest potential, one of Ram's favorite quotes is, "Life is What Happens To You While You’re Busy Making Other Plans". In his free time he loves to cycle and is an avid runner, and skimo racer. He also enjoys traveling and exploring new places and meeting new people.